Philadelphia Eagles have retired nine jersey numbers as of January 2022. The retired jersey numbers include 5, 15, 20, 40, 44, 60, 70, 92, 99.
In this article, we will take a brief note of the players who wore these jerseys, their names, the year they played for the team and the year they got their numbers retired.
Donovan McNabb, Jersey Number 5
Donovan McNabb wore jersey number 5. He was a quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles who played from 1999 to 2009. On September 20, 2013, his jersey number was retired.
Steve Van Buren, Jersey number 15
Steve Van Buren played from 1944 to 1951 and had his jersey number retired the same year.
Brian Dawkins S, Jersey number 20
From 1996 to 2008, Brian Dawkins played for the Philadelphia Eagles. He wore the jersey numbered 20. He got his number retired on September 30, 2012
Tom Brookshier CB, Jersey number 40
Tom Brookshier played at the center back of the Philadelphia Eagles. He played from 1953 to 1961. The next year, he got his jersey number retired.
Pete Retzlaff RB, WR, TE, Jersey number 44
Pete Retzlaff played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1956 to 1966. He got his jersey number retired in 1965.
Chuck Bednarik LB, C, Jersey Number 60
Chuch Bednarik played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1949 to 1962. He also got his number retired in 1987.
Al Wistert OT, Jersey number 70
Al got his number retired in 1952 after playing for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1943 t0 1951.
Reggie White DE, Jersey Number 92
Reggie White got his jersey number retired on December 5, 2005. He played from 1985 to 1992 for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Jerome Brown DT, Number 99
From 1987 to 1991, Jerome played for the Philadelphia Eagles. He got his jersey number retired on September 6, 1992.
Despite not having been retired, the Eagles have not issued out Randall Cunningham’s No. 12, LeSean McCoy’s No. 25, Brent Celek’s No. 87, or Nick Foles’ No. 9 since they departed the team in 2019.